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Feargal Mooney, left: Mr Mooney’s departure follows that of CFO Mari Hurley, who said in December she would leave the business in the first half of this year.    File photograph: Dave Meehan

Feargal Mooney is to step down as chief executive of Hostelworld, the Irish hostel-focused online booking platform. Mr Mooney, who joined Hostelwor(...)

The Punggye-ri nuclear test site in North Korea. File photograph: Airbus Defense & Space/38 North/Pleiades CNES/Spot Image via AP

North Korea said it will hold a “ceremony” for the dismantling of its nuclear test site from May 23rd-25th in what would be a dramatic but symbolic ev(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in embrace: The diplomatic history of the past half-century is filled with joint statements that included similar vague promises to those agreed at Panmunjom. Photograph: Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters

As the historic meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea concluded, the two men raised their clasped hands together in triumph before toas(...)

There were 14,390 flights between Dublin Airport and London Heathrow in the year to February 2018, making it the busiest air route in Europe.  Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/

A one-hour flight linking one of the smallest countries on the planet with its next-door neighbor is the world’s busiest international route. Planes (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-unshakes hands with South Korean president Moon Jae-in  in the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. Photograph: EPA

North and South Korea have promised to work to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons and to declare an official end to the Korean War this year, after (...)

North Korean soldiers stand guard before the military demarcation line on the north side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone dividing the two Koreas. Photograph: Korea Summit Press Pool/AFP/Getty

Kim Jong-un will walk across the demilitarised zone dividing the two Koreas on Friday to join Moon Jae-in for groundbreaking talks, becoming the first(...)

A participant stands among cut-outs of South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un during a pro-unification rally ahead of the upcoming summit between North and South Korea in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. Photograph:   Jorge Silva/Reuters

Friday’s meeting between South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un will mark the culmination of whirlwind diplo(...)

Image of van attack suspect Alek Minassian. Photograph: Linkedin

A man accused of using a rented van to plough into a busy Toronto footpath has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of att(...)

Tourists look towards North Korea as they visit Dora Observatory inside the fortified demilitarised zone (DMZ) in Paju, South Korea. Photograph: Jean Chung/Getty Images

Less than four months ago North and South Korea teetered on the precipice of conflict. Now officials in Seoul are openly discussing a peace treaty to (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: no sitting US president has ever met with a leader from North Korea. Photograph: Reuters

North Korea has for the first time publicly acknowledged the prospect of talks with the US as momentum builds before a summit between the leaders of t(...)

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